Roasted Black Walnut 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Roasted Black Walnut 4/4 Lumber

$8.99 /Board Feet

1-99 $8.99 /Bd. Ft.
100+ $6.74 /Bd. Ft. (25% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details
  1. Enter your finished dimensions
  2. Tap "Add to List"
  3. Repeat for as many sizes as you need
  4. Add to cart when you're ready
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About Lumber Sizes & Shipping Length Restrictions

Roasted Walnut lumber comes in random sizes, but within certain ranges. Here's what you can expect.

4" to 7" Widths

Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range. You can request specific widths or add a straight edge rip in the order form.

6' to 12' Lengths

This is the range of lengths that we might have in stock. We always try to ship the longest possible lengths, but to make it easier on you and us, request length ranges in the order form.

Length Shipping Restrictions
84" (7') long max
We always try to ship the longest lengths possible, depending on the quantity you order and what we have available at that time. But 7' is the longest length we can reasonably ship by UPS & FedEx
8' to 12' long is possible
8' and longer can be shipped truck freight, but this method is usually economical only for shipments that are at least 350 lbs (approx 100 board feet); Please contact us if you have questions.

13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S. Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) from rough sawn lumber. You should be able to yield approximately 3/4" thickness after you flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.
Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

How Lumber Ordering Works

1

Decide how much you need in Board Feet. Best way to get help with this is to use our Project Planner worksheet

2

Consider how much extra you want for arranging grain or color, fixing mistakes, testing cut set ups or finishes.

3

Choose your size requirements, if you have any, in the order form.

Lumber 101: What to Know About Hardwood Lumber

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
  1. Pick a wood you like
  2. Decide how much you need
  3. Give us your specs (if you have any)

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our blog for the full explanation.

lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.6
out of 5
5 (7)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (1)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
87.5%
4.6
out of 5
5 (7)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (1)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
87.5%
8 Total Reviews
August 5, 2020
5 out of 5
Roasted Black Walnut 4/4 Lumber
Review by  Leslie from Carrollton,GA.
The Wood was beautiful !
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 24, 2020
5 out of 5
Unique beautiful wood pieces
Review by  Gumballkv from Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Wood is easy to work with and dark color highlights projects beautifully. It seems to create finer and more dust than regular walnut and leaves a roasted odor in garage when cutting.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 18, 2020
5 out of 5
Tactical Weapon Shelf
Review by  ScribCorUSA from Ellettsville, IN
Ordered Roasted Black Walnut for the crown moulding and trim on a shelf I'm making. The quality of this wood is amazing!! It's a beautiful contrast with the Australian Silky Stripe Walnut I used for the top and bottom, along with some of your Sapele I added for trim also. My order was received quickly and in perfect condition, which is a blessing because when I lived in the Bay Area 40+ years ago, I always shopped McBeath, but now live where hardwood is not readily available. Thank you Woodworkers Source for your service! Keep up the Great Work!!
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 15, 2020
2 out of 5
Over dried, brittle & finicky to glue
Review by  Anonymous 
Very pretty & almost black when finished BUT... Be careful what you use this wood for. Projects that rely on glue ups dont seem to be consistently stable. This is SO dry that its to the point of being brittle & nothing like normal walnut grain anymore.
Verified Buyer
July 13, 2020
5 out of 5
Roasted black walnut
Review by  AtHeartEngineer from Baltimore, MD, US
Beautiful wood, arrived with no damage
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 11, 2020
5 out of 5
Wonderful Wood!
Review by  Dave Dowding from Centeral Texas - Austin area
Delivery time was good. The packaging was excellent. The shipment was made up of 4 boards that were received in great shape. I'm still working with the wood to make segments for a segmented urn. Using three other species of wood as well.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
8 Total Reviews
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